Patent Exhaustion In The High Court: What You Need To Know

Law360, New York (March 17, 2017, 6:57 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in a case that will determine how much control patent owners can exert over how their products are used after they are sold in the U.S. and overseas.

Printer cartridge maker Lexmark International Inc. will square off with Impression Products Inc., which refurbishes and refills Lexmark cartridges and resells them. Impression appealed after the en banc Federal Circuit ruled last year that sales of Lexmark products outside the U.S., as well as restrictions it places on how the...
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